KETRACO to Add 2531km to the National Electricity Transmission Grid
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KETRACO has signed two (2) multi million contracts for carrying out of feasibility studies for Environmental Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) /Resettlement Action Plan (RAP) for the justification of proposed transmission lines and substations around the country. The two contracts signed are part of four assignments that KETRACO has set to commence.
The contract signing ceremony was held at KETRACO offices with two contractors present; AF- Consult Switzerland Ltd and Lahmeyer International of Germany. AF- Consult of Switzerland will be responsible for assignment II which includes carrying out feasibility studies for 72Km Kisumu – Kakamega – Musaga line, 73Km Webuye – Kimilili – Kitale line, 25Km Kakamega – Kaimosi line and the 48Km Sotik – Kilgoris line.
Lahmeyer International of Germany will be responsible for assignment III. Lahmeyer International will focus on the Menengai– Kilgoris line, a 400 KV Lake Victoria Ring and possible Interconnector into Tanzania totaling to 235 km, 41Km Myanga – Busia line, 72Km Rangala – Bondo – Ndigwa line, 72Km Homa bay – Sindo line and 72Km Ndhiwa –Karungu bay line.